Using Spray Foam Insulation in the Subfloors

Posted by Spray Foam Insulation Comments Off   Mar 31, 2012 @ 03:03
Using Spray Foam Insulation in the Subfloors Using Spray Foam Insulation in the Subfloors

When we are renovating our home or office, then the first thing that we consider is the proper insulation system. In the market, these days there are different number of products available for insulating the roofs and the walls. But, our motive is to find the one that provides the best service, and are very efficient. You must look for the one that can completely seal your home and also has higher R-value. Most of the home owners look for the Spray foam simply because it gives a lifetime solution to the problem of insulation in your home or office.

When the people insulate their home or office, then they most of the time tend to forget a very important place, and it is subfloor. If you can insulate the subfloor, then you can very easily prevent the damping of the floor, and you can also be able to save much money on heating and cooling bills. You will also feel comfortable; as then, you do not have to use mush heating or cooling appliances. Most of the time, it becomes very difficult to insulate the subfloors. If the subfloor is inaccessible, then it is really difficult. If the subfloor is accessible, then you can easily insulate it, and that will bring much comfort to your home.

With the insulated subfloor, you will feel that the floors are warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. For this reason, you will not have to use air conditioner or room heater, and so, you can save the electricity bills. Subfloor is very important just like the ceilings and the walls in the home. It forms the major part in the construction method. So, it is also very important that you must insulate even the subfloor of your house. So, the Spray foam can surely help you in this.

About the Author
Star Spray Foam Insulation is locally owned and operated by Brad Harris. Our Office is located in New Orleans and operates in the Gulf South region to include Biloxi to Venice. Baton Rouge to Houma. Brad Harris has been a residential builder since 1996 and has a complete understanding of Residential and Commercial business and considers the most efficient and effective means of accomplishing the job under any circumstances.

 


Advantages of Spray Foam Insulation

Posted by Spray Foam Insulation Comments Off   Apr 23, 2010 @ 03:04

Advantages of Spray Foam Insulation Advantages of Spray Foam Insulation

Spray foam insulation has its own wide spread advantages as compared to other kind of insulation available in the market. Spray foam blocks airflow by expanding and sealing all cracks, holes and apertures. It serve as almost perfect vapor barrier and that too with a  better permeability rating than plastic sheeting vapor barriers thus reducing the build up of moisture, which causes mold growth.  It increases structural stability in very similar manner to wet-spray cellulose also it can be applied even in small quantities wherever needed. Spray foam can be used in places where loose-fill cannot be used such as between joists and rafters. When spray foam is used between rafters it covers up the protruding nails from the underside of the casing, decreasing chances of getting injured. One of the most important bonus with spray foam is that can fill wall cavities in finished walls without tearing the walls apart. Spray foam insulation makes your home more comfortable and healthier place to live in and has a higher R-value than other insulators so it provides better insulation. It decreases energy consumption hence decreasing energy bills. Spray foam improves air quality and is permanent in nature additionally it also provides sound insulation for residential and commercial buildings.